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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 05-13-2019, 12:42 PM
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I did have the same issue. They went away after a new seat, backrest, travel pegs and risers. All of this made me relax more and more on the rides - not cheap, but it helped.


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Many riders have experienced this due to a "death grip" on the bars. Been known to do it myself but having a lighter touch on the grips certainly helps me.

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I have dealt with this many times. When I came home to Alabama from Coudersport, Pa., I was miserable. I got the same advice. You may very well be gripping too tight, but I didn't and still don't think I was. I bought a considerably lighter helmet and it has made a world of difference. I always used a modular helmet with an the added weight of a bluetooth intercom system. I bought a helmet with a built in bluetooth and flip shield at a whopping 4.4 pounds. Worth a try!!!

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You know I used to get pain in that same region. All other reasons listed as possible causes are valid. But this is what I learned.

If you do some stretching and some muscle building to strengthen those muscles your issue will go away. If your able and only if you are able try a few pushups everyday. Or, some light 5lbs weights. After a short while you will have strengthed those muscles and your ride will be so much better.

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I agree with everything above. This is going to sound strange, but when I started riding I used to get some neck und upper shoulder strain or tightness, The guy I rode with was a professional painter in a previous life, painting houses inside and out. When I mentioned the pain he asked, do you ride with your mouth always closed, of course I asked him WTF. He told me an old painters trick is to keep your mouth open especially when painting and it helps you relax. I tried it and the pain went away. Don't ask how, but it worked.
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post #16 of 16 (permalink) Old 05-16-2019, 12:47 PM
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[email protected] Neck and Back pain

May i suggest that you take a look at this web link to consider doing this to your factory seat as I hear the results are well received by all that have used this veteran to fix the comfort level of the seats and the costs is well under $1,000.00 for custom seats. http://www.bikesolutionsllc.com/
you may also want to consider extending your handle bars, see this link http://wingstuff.com/products/37968-...ar_accessories

hope you get better soon.
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